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Postcard

Ox Tram

Date: 1907-09 

Description: Two harnessed black oxen standing near a clothing shop. A young boy's face is visible behind the oxen. Jackets hang from hooks outside the shop.

Photograph

St. Nazianz

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A street in St. Nazianz.

Map or Atlas

Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A map of Lake Geneva, including the villages of Williams Bay and Fontana, and a portion of the city of Lake Geneva. The Chicago and Northwestern Railway li...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards passengers, a large group of men and one young girl, waiting on the platform at the train station for the train to arri...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...

Photograph

Downtown Hillsboro

Date: 1908 

Description: View across unpaved street of people, horses and wagons, and businesses on one side of Water Avenue, the heart of Hillsboro's downtown and business distric...

Photograph

Avery School House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman and child standing on the steps of the Avery School House. A horse and carriage stand nearby.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Photomontage of flatbed train car holding a giant corn cob. Additional train cars and tracks visible in the background. Red text in the upper left corner r...

Date: 1907-05-07 

Description: Panoramic view of the downtown towards Bascom Hall from the corner of the Capitol Square, showing Carroll, Mifflin, and State Streets. Several businesses c...

Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1906 

Description: The monoplane glider built and flown by Carl S. Bates of Clear Lake, Iowa. During the previous year Bates had built a bi-plane glider.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wausau Railroad Station with power lines in the foreground.

Date: 1900-04-29 

Description: View of the Globe Milling Company, built in 1848, and the Lewis Factory on the Rock River. In the distance is a dam, bridge, and barbershop.

Photograph

Dell Creek Bridge

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View from river of Dell Creek bridge with bluff and birch trees on the left.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Rail car passing over the Harrison Street viaduct on the Wingra Park line. The line served the growing suburbs of University Heights, Oakland Heights, and...

Photograph

Mears Family

Date: 1906 

Description: Five people posing in an automobile parked in front of a large frame house. The house is identified as the birthplace of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1...

Date: 1909 

Description: Wilbur Wright, in the bowler hat, preparing the Flyer for the conclusion of the test required to win a U.S. Army contract. The 1908 demonstration had been...

Date: 1900 after

Description: Construction debris litters the ground around the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol (third in Madison) as reconstruction of the capitol proceeds after the 190...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view down Main Street with horses and wagons tied at hitching posts.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass (most likely the child sitting with feet hanging over the cart), with a group of 5 unidentified children. They are all in a horse-drawn cart in a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across dirt road of two businesses. On the left is a two-story brick building with large windows which are painted with signs that say: "Habermann Buf...

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